For a good start of the week

A little bit of inspiration and motivation for all of us for the next cold week …

Lao Tzu: “The reason why the universe is eternal is that it does not live for itself; it gives life to others as it transforms”

Eleanor Roosevelt: “Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”

Samuel Johnson: “The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.”

Confucius: “Even the greatest of whales is helpless in middle of desert.”

Donald H. Rumsfeld: “If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much.”

Ingrid Bergman: “Happiness is good health and a bad memory.”

Barry LePatner: “Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.”

William Dement: “Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.”

Frederick L Collins: “There are two types of people–those who come into a room and say, ‘Well, here I am!’ and those who come in and say, ‘Ah, there you are.'”

Charles F. Kettering: “An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.”

Francois de La Rochefoucauld: “When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.”

Bill Cosby: “I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.”

Ernest Hemingway: “Never confuse movement with action.”

Sophia Loren: “Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent.”

Caskie Stinnett: “A diplomat … is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.”

Albert von Szent-Gyorgyi: “Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.”

Sidney J. Harris: “Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.”

Alec Bourne: “It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.”

Blaise Pascal: “Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction.”

Quentin Crisp: “Treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.”

Cullen Hightower: “Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it.”

Richard Moss: “The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.”

Lou Holtz : “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”

Aesop: “Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.”

Irish Saying: “You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.”

Malcolm S. Forbes: “Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson: “What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.”

Aldous Huxley: “There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.”

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